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Lunch Menu

Empanadas $3.5/each

Savory

  • Cuban-Style Ground Beef
  • Shredded Chicken breast
  • Pastelon
  • Garlic Shrimp (plus $1.)
  • Mexican Street Corn V
  • Spinach and Mozzarella Cheese V
  • Mac-n Cheese V
  • Cheeseburger
  • Philly Cheesesteak
  • Ham and Swiss Cheese

Sweet

  • Guava and Cream Cheese V
  • Nutella and Banana V

Inquire about our Empanada and other House Specials!

Lunch Specials (Tuesday-Friday 11am-3pm)

Latin Rotisserie Chicken COMBINATION(with sides)

(Sides: choose from white rice, brown rice, arroz chaufa, red moro, black moro, red beans, black moro, French fries, sweet plantains, fried green plantains, OR house salad)

(Sauces: garlic mojo and spicy green)

  • Quarter Chicken, 2 regular sides 11.95
  • Half Chicken, 2 regular sides 14.95
  • Whole Chicken, 3 large sides 27.95 (take-out / delivery only)
  • Whole Chicken (no sides) 18.95 (take-out / delivery only)

Peruvian Stir-Fry Dishes "Chifa"

SaltadoStir fry sauteed with olive oil, onions, tomato, red bell pepper, soy, cilantro, scallion served with rice and French fries.

  • Steak 13.95 / Chicken 11.95 / Shrimp 14.95 / Tofu 10.95 V

Arroz ChaufaWok-fried rice sauteed with olive oil, soy, ginger, egg, bean sprouts, snow peas, scallion. Served with sweet plantains.

  • Steak 13.95 / Chicken 11.95 /Shrimp 14.95 / Vegetable 10.95 V / Tofu 10.95 V

TallarínStir-fry noodles sautéed with olive oil, soy, onion, red bell pepper, bean sprouts, snow peas, scallion. Served with sweet plantains.

  • Steak 14.95 / Chicken 12.95 / Shrimp 15.95 / Vegetable 11.95 V / Tofu 11.95 V

Peruvian Ceviche

  • Fish Ceviche – Raw white fish “cooked” in fresh lime juice, onions, cilantro, garlic, Peruvian hot peppers served with boiled yam and Peruvian corn 16.95 GF
  • Mixed Seafood Ceviche – Raw white fish, shrimp. squid, octopus “cooked” in fresh lime juice, onions, cilantro, garlic, Peruvian hot peppers served with boiled yam and Peruvian corn 19.95 GF

Appetizers

  • Shrimp in Garlic and White Wine 14.95 GF
  • Mussel in garlic and White Wine 13.95 GF
  • Crunchy Coconut Shrimp with cranberry apple glaze 11.95
  • Ham Croquettes 6.95
  • Cuban Sandwich BitesPressed ham and pork sandwich bites with Swiss cheese, pickle topped with mustard, mayo and our mojo sauce 9.95
  • Guacamole with Plantain Chips V- Green plantain chips with fresh guacamole 13.95
  • Mojo with Plantain Chips V – Green plantain chips with our garlic sauce 6.95
  • Extra Plantain Chips only V 5.95
  • Tamal con ChicharronCorn pork tamale, fried pork belly, sriracha sauce 7.95
  • Spanish Sausage  GF – Sauteed Spanish sausage, green peppers, red wine 13.95
  • Fried Yuca and Spanish SausageSauteed with onions served with mojo sauce 13.95

Housemade Soups

  • Sancochito GF – Traditional Dominican stew with oxtail, pork, chicken, root vegetables. 8.95
  • Sopita de Mariscos GF – Traditional Peruvian Seafood soup with shrimp, squid, clam, mussel, white fish, tomato based broth 8.95
  • Chicken Soup – All white meat shredded chicken, carrots, celery. Cup 3.5 / Bowl 6.
  • Lentil Soup V, GF – Cup 3.5 / Bowl 6.

Salads

  • Mambo’s Chopped Salad – Chopped romaine, mixed greens, Spanish manchego cheese, crispy Spanish sausage, tomato, cucumber, olives, roasted red peppers, onion, garbanzo beans, sherry vinaigrette 15.95
  • Avocado Salad V, GF – Avocado, tomato, onion, olive oil (no lettuce). 10.95
  • House Salad V, GF – Mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, carrot tossed in sherry vinaigrette.  8.95

Salad Add Ons:

  • Grilled Chicken Breast – plus 3.
  • Grilled Shrimp – plus 6.
  • Grilled Skirt Steak – plus 6.
  • Grilled Salmon – plus 6.

Specialty Sandwiches

-(Below served with French fries, yucca fries, or house salad)

  • Our Famous “Cuban” – Pressed roasted pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickle, mustard, mayo, mojo on Cuban hero 11.95
  • Steak Sandwich “Pan con Bistec” – Top sirloin steak marinated in garlic, lime sauteed with onions, potato sticks on Cuban hero 13.95
  • Chicken Sandwich – Grilled chicken breast, avocado, red onion, lettuce, orange vinaigrette on Cuban hero 11.95

Specialty Caribbean Platters

MEAT

  • Churrasco con Chimichurri GF – Grilled skirt steak with our signature chimichurri sauce served with white rice and beans OR moro 25.95
  • Bistec a la Criolla Dominicana GF – Sauteed top sirloin steak pounded thin in Dominican Creole sauce topped with sauteed onions served with rice and beans OR moro OR tostones 22.95
  • Bistec Encebollado GF – Sauteed top sirloin steak pounded thin marinated in garlic, lime topped with sauteed onions served with rice and beans OR moro OR tostones 22.95
  • Picadillo a la Habanera GF – Lean ground beef with olives, tomato, raisins served with rice and beans OR moro 17.95
  • Shredded Beef “Ropa Vieja” GF- Slowly cooked shredded beef in Cuban Creole sauce served with rice and beans OR moro 20.95
  • Fried Cow “Vaca Frita” GF – Dry, crispy shredded beef pan-fried with garlic, onion topped with chimichurri served with rice adn beans OR moro 22.95
  • Lulu’s Oxtail GF – Braised oxtail stew in a Caribbean Creole sauce served with rice and beans OR moro 26.95
  • Pernil Asado GF– Slowly cooked shredded pork marinated in our citrus mojo topped with crispy skin served with rice and beans 17.95
  • Fried Pork Pieces “Masitas de Cerdo”Fried pork pieces marinated in citrus mojo topped with onions, mojo sauce served with rice and beans OR moro 17.95
  • Sancocho Entree  GF- Traditional Dominican stew with oxtail, pork, chicken, root vegetables served with rice.  16.95

CHICKEN

  • Arroz con Pollo y Chorizo GF– Yellow rice, boneless chicken, Spanish sausage, peas, peppers, onions, cooked together 17.95
  • Vaca Frita de Pollo GF– Dry, crispy shredded chicken breast pan-fried with fresh garlic, lime juice and onions served with rice and beans 17.95
  • Chicken with Mango GF – Chicken breast sautéed with fresh mango sauce served with mixed vegetables and white rice 19.95

SEAFOOD

  • Shrimp with Coconut LimeSauteed shrimp, spinach, white rice, coconut lime dipping sauce 22.95
  • Shrimp in Garlic GF– Shrimp sautéed in garlic and white wine served with rice and beans 20.95
  • Lynsell’s Salmon – Baked fresh wild salmon over dill sauce served mixed vegetables and roasted potatoes 25.95
  • Filet of Sole in Lime Butter Sauce  GF – Filet of sole sauteed in lime, butter and touch of marinara served with mixed vegetables and white rice  20.95 
  • Pacific Cod in Coconut Sauce Wild caught Pacific cod filet, chopped tomato, mixed bell peppers in coconut sauce served with fried green plantains and white rice 25.95
  • Seafood Soup Entree Seafood soup with shrimp, squid, clam, mussel, white fish, tomato based broth served with garlic toast 16.95

Kids Menu

(12 and under please)

  • Two Empanadas with fries 9 (dine-in only)
  • Chicken Fingers with fries 10.95
  • Pasta with butter 8

Sides

  • Avocado (Half) 3.95
  • Sauteed Spinach in garlic and olive oil V 7.95
  • Sauteed Mixed Vegetables in garlic and olive oil V 7.95
  • Sweet Plantains V 5.95
  • Fried Green Plantains V 5.95
  • Fried Cassava V 5.95
  • Boiled Cassava with onions V, GF 6.95
  • Arepa de Choclo – Griddled corn sweet cake with cheese V 5.95
  • French Fries V 3.95
  • White Rice V, GF 2 / 3.5
  • Brown Rice V, GF 2 / 3.5
  • Red Moro – white rice, red beans, Latin flavors cooked together V, GF 2.5 / 4
  • Black Moro – white rice, black beans, bacon, cooked together V, GF 2.5 / 4
  • Arroz Chaufa (Peruvian fried rice) V 2.5 / 4
  • Red Beans V, GF 2 /3.5
  • Black Beans V, GF 2/3.5

Introducing $8 Meal Deal! (Take-out or Delivery only)

Introducing our NEW “$8 Meal Deal”*

Available Tuesday-Friday, 11am-3pm

(TAKE-OUT or DELIVERY ONLY)

When placing your order, please ask for the “$8 Meal Deal”

Each “$8 Meal Deal” comes with:

Main Entrée and 2 Sides

 Entrees

“Mambo Strip Steak”

Strip top sirloin steak sautéed with peppers, onions in a Peruvian saltado sauce

“Mambo Vaca Frita de Pollo”

Dry, crispy shredded chicken breast pan-fried in fresh garlic, lime, onion GF

“Mambo Pernil”

Shredded pork marinated in our citrus mojo GF

“Mambo Fish”

Filet of sole sautéed in lemon, butter with touch of marinara GF

“Mambo Veggie Saltado”

Peruvian stir-fry mixed vegetables with olive oil, soy, vegetarian oyster sauce, onion, tomato,  ginger, cilantro, scallion V

“Mambo Tofu Tallarin”

Peruvian stir-fry lo mien noodles with tofu, olive oil, soy, onion, red bell pepper, bean sprouts, snow peas, scallion V

Choice of 2 Sides

 White Rice / Brown Rice / Red Moro Rice / Black Moro Rice 

Red Beans / Black Beans / French Fries / Sweet Plantains / House Salad

(Sorry, not available for Dine-In)

  (*Tax included.  Sorry, no other substitutions allowed.  No exceptions.)

 (All food items, except salad must be placed in one container)

GF=Gluten Free; V=Vegetarian

Shakes and Juices

  • Morir SoñandoDominican beverage consisting of orange juice, evaporated milk, vanilla extract 6
  • Piña Colada (non-alcoholic) 6
  • Batida de Mango – Cuban mango shake made with milk 6
  • Strawberry Daiquiri Smoothie (non-alcoholic) 6
  • Juices – Passion Fruit, Pineapple, Apple, Orange, Cranberry 3.25

Cold Beverages

  • Sangria Mixer – Transform your bottle of wine into a pitcher of delicious Sangria! Just add own wine and ice! 10
  • Mambo Iced Tea– Sweet green tea with ginseng, honey and fruit flavors 2.75
  • Unsweetened Iced Tea 2.25
  • American Sodas – Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger-Ale, Seltzer 2
  • Latin American Sodas – Inca Kola 2.25 / Colombiana 2.25 / Manzana Postoban 2.25
  • Cuban Sodas Ironbeer, Materva, Jupina 2.25
  • Aqua Panna (imported flat mineral water) 6.5
  • San Pellegrino (imported sparkling mineral water) 6.5
  • Bottled Spring Water 2
  • Milk 3.25

Hot Beverages

  • 100% Colombian Coffee (reg. or decaf.) 3.5
  • Premium Hot Teas
    • Organic Green
    • Earl Grey
    • Wild Raspberry Hibiscus
    • Egyptian Chamomile
    • Peppermint
    • Organic Ginger Peach 3.5
  • Hot Chocolate 3.5

Desserts

  • Tres Leches – Yellow cake, three milks 8
  • Guava Tres LechesYellow cake, three milks, layer of guava 9
  • Coconut Flan – Rich coconut custard, soft caramel, toasted coconut 6
  • NY Cheesecake Luscious, velvety cheesecake, raspberry sauce 6
  • Belgium Chocolate Mousse Cake – Belgium chocolate mousse cake, caramel sauce 6
  • Flourless Chocolate Cake – Gluten free dark chocolate, raspberry sauce 7
  • Guava and Cream Cheese Empanada 3
  • Nutella and Banana Empanada 3

V = vegetarian / GF = gluten free

Please advise server of any food allergies

20% gratuity added to parties of 6 or more

Phone
(201) 933-3888

Hours of Operation
Tuesday – Thursday: 11am – 9pm

Friday: 11am – 9:30pm

Saturday: 11:00am - 9:30pm

Sunday: 11am - 8pm

Monday: Closed

Address
313 Union Ave
Rutherford, NJ 07070

Delivery Hours

Tuesday - Thursday: 11:30am -  9:00pm

Friday: 11:30am - 9:15pm

Saturday: 12:00pm - 9:15pm

Sunday: 12pm - 7:45pm

Delivery Area
Rutherford, Parts of East Rutherford, Lyndhurst, Carlstadt, Wallington - $20 minimum

Wood-Ridge, North Arlington and Nutley - $35 minimum

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